The costs of compliance | CPAG

The costs of compliance

Date: 
01 October 2009
Issue: 
Issue 134 (Autumn 2009)

Claimants of benefits and tax credits incur a range of costs. These include financial costs, as well as the time and psychological impact associated with making a claim and meeting the various requirements imposed by the Government. Could these costs be taken into account when considering policy changes?

Fran Bennett reports on a recent scoping study.